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SUMMARY:Math Encounters — Online: "What's the Point: W
hy Math Really Matters" with Nira Chamberlain - Oc
tober 7 at 7:00 pm ET (New York)
DESCRIPTION:Math Encounters &mdash\; Online:\n \n "\;What&
#39\;s the Point: Why Math Really Matters"\;\n
with Nira Chamberlain\n \n Wednesday\, October 7
at 7:00 pm ET (New York) \;\n \
n All around the world\, children and even some ad
ults ask the question: &ldquo\;What is the point o
f mathematics?&rdquo\; \; The field of mathema
tical modeling not only helps answer this question
\, it can even help quench the human thirst for kn
owledge. \; Join Dr. Nira Chamberlain\, Charte
red Mathematician\, Chartered Scientist\, and Pres
ident of the Institute of Mathematics and its Appl
ications (United Kingdom) as he shares application
s of mathematical modeling\, from serious to fun.&
nbsp\; From the edge of our solar system to battli
ng an artificial intelligence takeover\, we will s
ee the point of mathematics after all.\n \n Specia
l introduction by Evelyn Lamb\, math and science w
riter.\n \n To fully participate\, please have the
following materials handy: \;\n \n \n Deck o
f cards\n Calculator with a random number generat
or functionality (e.g.\, a calculator app with a R
AND function) or this digital calculator\n \n T
o use the digital calculator\, press the button &q
uot\;Get Fractions"\; and then press the "
\;Again"\; button on the next page to generate
more random numbers.\n \n \n Paper\n Pencil\n
\n \n This is a live-streamed event. \; Occas
ional video recordings are made available for a fe
e at videos.momath.org.\n \n \n \n This page is fo
r the 7:00 pm ET (New York) \;session. \;
Click here to register for the 4:00 pm ET (New Yor
k) \;session instead.\n \n By registering for
a Math Encounters presentation\, you agree that yo
u may be photographed or videotaped by Museum staf
f and associates.\n \n Math Encounters is MoMath&r
squo\;s popular free public presentation series ce
lebrating the spectacular world of mathematics\, p
roduced with support from the Simons Foundation.\n
\n For further information\, call the National Mu
seum of Mathematics at 212-542-0566 or email mathe
ncounters@momath.org.\n \n Please check our online
shop for books by Math Encounters presenters.
CATEGORIES:Math Encounters
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